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Pink Martini’s Fall Collection

I was happy to be able to check out the new Fall/Winter 2013 Pink Martini pieces a couple of weeks ago. This whimsical, Canadian brand gives off a very vintage feel in all of their pieces.

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Pink Martini caters to the confident, and intriguing woman. She’s a creative soul, with a desire to know. She loves to travel, and her influence is based on the places she knows or dreams of going to. Her style is influenced by culture, music, and trends.

I loved the various prints, muted colours,  contrasting trim and fitted but loose silhouette of many of the dresses.

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The collection includes printed pants, various dresses, fitted skirts and blouses and coats.

The collection ranges from $35 to $130. You can buy Pink Martini clothing online from ModCloth and PiperLime. You can also pick up the collection in Toronto at the Showroom, Charlie and Coal Miners Daughter.

Click here to check out the Lookbook!

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Persona Leather Wrap Bracelet

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I’ve been admiring Persona bracelets ever since I first came across them on Valentine’s Day.

This summer, I was lucky enough to be able to receive one! My bracelet has a sandy leather double wrap with an elegant sterling silver barrel lock closure. The leather wraps come in several shades and textures. Perfect for summer, my bracelet is accented with three pretty pastel Italian glass beads called “Fun in the Sun.”

One of the things that I love about Persona bracelets is that you can dress them down or up. You can buy sparkly beads, sterling silver charms and playful enamel ones. You can wear a more causal leather wrap, or you can choose to get sterling silver. The choices are many, and they are all yours! Plus, they always have promotions. Right now, you can buy any bead and get 50% off of their pearl collection.

Here are some beads that I’m considering adding to my bracelet. What would you add to your Persona bracelet?

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Loft announces new locations in Ontario

 

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Guess what? One of my all time favourite stores, LOFT, is opening up 4 brand new stores in Ontario! On Friday, they will have a grand opening celebration at their new Eaton Center location. Stop by the store this Thursday, June 13 between 5 and 9 p.m. to enjoy treats, live music and 20% off full-price purchases!

Loft has affordable (especially when they go on sale) and stylish clothing with great cuts and fun patterns. They fit all ranges of sizes, from petite to extra large.

Later this year, LOFT will be opening up at Lime Ridge Mall in Hamilton in July, Markville Shopping Centre in Markham in August and Square One Shopping Centre in Mississauga in October. Take a look at some of their summer styles below and online!

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Dear Kate Launch & Review

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Dear Kate has managed to do the impossible. They’ve taken a relatively taboo subject and managed to market it in the most adorable, stylish way.  Dear Kate creates pretty new underthings that are especially made for that time of the month.

I tried out a pair of their fancy Miss Moxie Hipster undies ($36).

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I love the packaging. You can order online and if you aren’t happy with the fit or product, they’ll send you a new pair for free. (just pay shipping!)

The Miss Moxies are amazing! Stylish and super comfy. I really like the hot pink waistband. These are definitely not granny panties! Dear Kate undies give you a lot of protection without feeling bulky at all. Check out below to see how they do it!

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At their launch party in Toronto last week, they had underwear stylishly hanging from hoops.

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Each guest was able to DIY their very own pair of underwear. It was lots of fun deciding what to put on mine!

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I was able to meet the founder of Dear Kate,the lovely Julie Sygiel.  Julie has a background in chemical engineering, and actually developed the special wicking fiber for the underwear. She has lots of plans, and some new underwear styles in the works!

I hope you try them out! It’s great to see such an awesome product for women, by women. Visit http://www.dearkate.com to shop or visit Pert Lingerie on 1817 Queen Street East.

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GlobLove Lingerie

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GlobLove Lingerie is a Canadian brand that creates soft, feminine lingerie adorned with cute ruffles, lace and bows. The brand is founded by Liana Artinian from Montreal. If it isn’t awesome enough to be supporting a Canadian brand, 5% percent of all proceeds will go toward FINCA, an organization that offers microfinance opportunities to women in developing countries.

Their new collection, Factory Girl, is just as comfy as it is cute. Check it out!

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Rudsak at World Master Card Fashion Week

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I checked out the Rusdak show at Toronto World Master Card Fashion Week. From the very beginning of their show, Rudsak owned the runway. The show started off with heavy electronic music and galaxy star projections and it was all up hill from there! The show was very dark. Black and brown leather paired with synthetic materials, , jackets with edged with large fur trim, ribbed leather skirts and knee high leather boots.

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Stay Warm with Bootights!

Bootights are exactly what they sound like. A pair of comfy, stylish tights with socks on the feet to keep you warm!

They come in tons of different patterns and colours. They also come in two different lengths, for ankle boots or knee highs! I was lucky to be able to try these tights out. I struggled a little bit to get my foot inside, but after that first time I haven’t had any problems. They are super comfy, and great quality. I can’t think of a more perfect pair of tights for the winter or fall months. They come in a range of sizes (plus size too) and are available in Canada at http://www.bootights.ca Happy shopping!

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